Kris Yenbamroong is the Chef of NIGHT + MARKET, his West Hollywood restaurant. NIGHT+MARKET was recently named the 17th best restaurant (out of a list of 101) in Los Angeles by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, Jonathan Gold for the Los Angeles Times. Yenbamroong is the youngest to rank in the top 20.
During NIGHT+MARKET’s first two years, Yenbamroong garnered back-to-back semifinal nods from the James Beard Foundation in the Rising Star Chef category. In September 2012, he was named Chef of the Year by Los Angeles Magaine.
Yenbamroong attended New York University and graduated with a degree in Film. He has no formal culinary training.